Liberalism: Old and New: Volume 24, Part 1

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Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Miller, Jr, Jeffrey Paul
Cambridge University Press, Feb 12, 2007 - Philosophy - 338 pages
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In this collection, thirteen prominent philosophers and political scientists address the nature of liberalism, its origins, and its meaning and proper interpretation. Some essays examine the writings of liberalism's earliest defenders or the influence of classical liberalism on the American founders. Some focus on the Progressive movement and the rise of the administrative state, while others defend particular conceptions of liberalism or examine liberal theories of justice. Several essays discuss the U.S. Constitution. Other essays address the limits of economic freedom or focus on the nature and extent of property rights and the government's power of eminent domain.
  

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Contents

ALAN RYAN Newer Than What? Older Than What?
1
RONALD J PESTRITTO The Progressive Origins of
16
ELDON J EISENACH Progressivism as a National Narrative
55
GERALD F GAUS On Justifying the Moral Rights of
84
DEBRA SATZ Liberalism Economic Freedom and
120
The Other
141
PETER VALLENTYNE Libertarianism and the State
187
LOREN E LOMASKY Liberalism Beyond Borders
206
SOTIRIOS A BARBER Liberalism and the Constitution
234
WILLIAM A GALSTON Why the New Liberalism Isnt All That
289
JACOB T LEVY Federalism and the Old and
306
Index
327
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Ellen Frankel Paul is deputy director of the Social Philosophy and Policy Center and is professor of political science and philosophy at Bowling Green State University. She is also an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute. Her writings have appeared in numerous journals, including Public Affairs Quarterly, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, and the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence. Her books include Liberty, Property, and Government: Constitutional Interpretation before the New Deal, and Totalitarianism at the Crossroads.

Jeffrey Paul is Associate Director of the Social Philosophy and Policy Center and Professor of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University.

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